Favorite Songs by Genre

(Not all the songs are perfectly defined by the genre I chose, but I did this in an attempt to not have 1000 genres)

Rock/Classic Rock
Country/Southern
Folk/Americana
Pop
Soul

Rock/Classic Rock

AC/DC – You Shook Me All Night Long
Aerosmith – Crazy
Aerosmith – Pink
Alice in Chains – Rooster
Allman Brothers – Midnight Rider
Bad Company – Feel Like Makin Love
Barenaked Ladies – Brian Wilson
Barry Manilow – Copacabana
Beastie Boys – You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Party
The Black Crowes – Hard To Handle
The Black Keys – Tighten Up
Bon Jovi – It’s My Life
Bon Jovi – Livin on a Prayer
Bon Jovi – Wanted Dead or Alive
Bruce Hornsby – The Way It Is
Cat Stevens – Wild World
Cheap Trick – I Want You To Want Me
Christopher Cross – Sailing
The Cranberries – Zombie
Crosby, Still & Nash – Southern Cross
The Darkness – I Believe In A Thing Called Love
David Bowie – Changes
David Bowie – Space Oddity
Def Leppard – Pour Some Sugar On Me
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
Dire Straits – Romeo and Juliet
Dire Straits – Sultans of Swing
Dire Straits – Walk of Life
Dispatch – Bang Bang
Don Henley – The Boys of Summer
Don Henley – The End of the Innocence
Don Henley – The Heart of the Matter
Don McLean – American Pie
Don McLean – Vincent
The Doobie Brothers – Black Water
The Doobie Brothers – Long Train Runnin
The Doors – LA Woman
The Doors – Light My Fire
The Doors – People Are Strange
The Doors – Riders On The Storm
The Drifters – Save The Last Dance For Me
The Drifters – Under The Boardwalk
Dusty Springfield – Son of a Preacher Man
Eagles – Desperado
Eagles – Hotel California
Eagles – Lyin Eyes
Eagles – Peaceful Easy Feeling
Eagles – Take It Easy
Eagles – Tequila Sunrise
Eagles – The Long Run
Eddie Vedder – Society
Eric Clapton – Change The World
Eric Clapton – Cocaine
Eric Clapton – I Shot The Sheriff
Eric Clapton – Layla
Eric Clapton – Lonely Stranger
Eric Clapton – Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out
Eric Clapton – Old Love
Eric Clapton – Running On Faith
Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight
Extreme – More Than Words
Filter – Take A Picture
Fleetwood Mac – Dreams
Fleetwood Mac – Landslide
Foo Fighters – Everlong
Foo Fighters – Never Gonna Give You Up
Foo Fighters – Times Like These
Fuel – Shimmer
Golden Earring – Radar Love
Goo Goo Dolls – Iris
Guns N’ Roses – Patience
Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine
Guns N’ Roses – Used To Love Her
Hall & Oates – Rich Girl
Hall & Oates – You Make My Dreams
Hozier – Cherry Wine
Hozier – Jackie And Wilson
Hozier – Someone New
Hozier – Work Song
Imagine Dragons – Radioactive
Jackson Browne – I’m Alive
Jackson Browne – Running On Empty
Jackson Browne – The Load Out
James – Laid
Janis Joplin – Me and Bobby Magee
Jim Croce – Bad Bad Leroy Brown
Jim Croce – You Don’t Mess Around
Jimi Hendrix – Hey Joe
Jimi Hendrix – The Wind Cries Mary
Jimmy Buffett – A Pirate Looks At Forty
Jimmy Buffett – Come Monday
Joe Cocker – Feelin Alright
Joe Cocker – Little Help From My Friends
Joe Cocker – You Are So Beautiful
John Lennon – Imagine
Jonny Lang – Lie to Me
Jonny Lang – Red Light
Journey – Faithfully
Kenny Loggins – Danny’s Song
King Harvest – Dancing In The Moonlight
Kings of Leon – Sex on Fire
Kings of Leon – Use Somebody
Led Zeppelin – Black Dog
Led Zeppelin – Going to California
Led Zeppelin – Hey Hey What Can I Do
Led Zeppelin – Immigrant Song
Led Zeppelin – Ramble On
Led Zeppelin – Tangerine
Led Zeppelin – Whole Lotta Love
Live – Lightning Crashes
Looking Glass – Brandy
Los Lonely Boys – Heaven
The Lovin Spoonful – Daydream
Lou Reed – Walk on the Wild Side
Lynyrd Skynyrd – Simple Man
Lynyrd Skynyrd – Tuesdays Gone
The Mamas & The Papas – California Dreamin
Marcy Playground – Sex and Candy
Marc Cohn – Walking in Memphis
Maroon 5 – She Will Be Loved
Maroon 5 – Sunday Mornin
Marshall Tucker Band – Can’t You See
Mr. Big – To Be With You
Neil Young – Harvest Moon
Neil Young – Heart of Gold
Neil Young – Hey Hey, My My
Neil Young – Old Man
Neil Young – Rockin In The Free World
Peter Gabriel – In Your Eyes
The Police – Every Breath You Take
The Police – Message In A Bottle
Queen – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen – I Want To Break Free
Queen – We Are The Champions
Radiohead – Creep
Radiohead – Fake Plastic Trees
Radiohead – Karma Police
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Under The Bridge
Rolling Stones – Beast of Burden
Rolling Stones – Honky Tonk Women
Rolling Stones – It’s Only Rock and Roll
Rolling Stones – Wild Horses
Santana – Black Magic Woman
Santana – Evil Ways
Spin Doctors – Two Princes
Steve Miller Band – Take The Money And Run
Steve Miller Band – The Joker
Stevie Ray Vaughn – Life By The Drop
Stevie Ray Vaughn – Pride and Joy
Stevie Ray Vaughn – Texas Flood
STP – Plush
Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun
Spin Doctors – Two Princes
Sublime – Santeria
Subline – What I Got
Tenacious D – Kielbasa
Tenacious D – Trubute
Tenacious D – Wonderboy
Tenacious D – F Her Gently
Three Dog Night – Joy to the World
Three Dog Night – Never Been To Spain
Three Non Blondes – What’s Going On
Tom Cochrane – Life Is A Highway
Tom Petty – Breakdown
Tom Petty – Freefallin’
Tom Petty – I Won’t Back Down
Tom Petty – Last Dance with Mary Jane
Tom Petty – Learning To Fly
Tom Petty – Wildflowers
Tom Petty – You Don’t Know How It Feels
U2 – One
Van Halen – Ice Cream Man
The Verve Pipe – The Freshmen
Weezer – Say It Ain’t So
Whitesnake – Here I Go Again

Country/Southern

The Allman Brothers Band – Melissa
The Allman Brothers Band – Midnight Rider
The Allman Brothers Band – Whipping Post
The Band – I Shall Be Released
The Band – The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
The Band – The Weight
Brandi Carlile – The Joke
Brandi Carlile – The Story
Chris Stapleton – Arkansas
Chris Stapleton – Broken Halos
Chris Stapleton – Daddy Doesn’t Pray Anymore
Chris Stapleton – Fire Away
Chris Stapleton – Joy of My Life
Chris Stapleton – Maggie’s Song
Chris Stapleton – Might as Well Get Stoned
Chris Stapleton – Millionaire
Chris Stapleton – More of You
Chris Stapleton – Nashville, TN
Chris Stapleton – Parachute
Chris Stapleton – Tennessee Whiskey
Chris Stapleton – Traveller
Chris Stapleton – What Are You Listening To
Chris Stapleton – Whiskey And You
Chris Stapleton – You Should Probably Leave
CCR – Born on the Bayou
CCR – Fortunate Son
CCR – Have You Ever Seen The Rain
CCR – Long As I Can See The Light
CCR – Suzie Q
CCR – The Midnight Special
Dolly Parton – Jolene
Drive-By Truckers – Goddamn Lonely Love
Drive-By Truckers – Outfit
Eagles – Desperado
Eagles – Hotel California
Eagles – Peaceful Easy Feeling
Eagles – Take It Easy
Eagles – Take It to The Limit
Eagles – Tequila Sunrise
Garth Brooks – Friends In Low Places
George Strait – Troubadour
The Georgia Satellites – Keep Your Hands To Yourself
Jason Isbell – 24 Frames
Jason Isbell – Alabama Pines
Jason Isbell – Cover Me Up
Johnny Cash – A Boy Named Sue
Johnny Cash – Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash – Ring Of Fire
Kenny Rogers – The Gambler
Little Feat – Dixie Chicken
Mary Gauthier – Mercy Now
Morgan Wallen – Chasin You
Old Crow Medicine Show – Wagon Wheel
Pure Prairie League – Amie
Shania Twain – You’re Still The One
Thomas Rhett – Die A Happy Man
Zac Brown Band – Chicken Fried
Zac Brown Band – Highway 20 Ride
Zac Brown Band – Free
Zac Brown Band – Toes

Folk/Americana

Ben Howard – Only Love
Bob Dylan – Blowin in the Wind
Bob Dylan – Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright
Bob Dylan – I Shall Be Released
Bob Dylan – It Ain’t Me Babe
Bob Dylan – Like A Rolling Stone
Bob Dylan – Mr Bojangles
Bob Dylan – Tangled Up in Blue
Bob Marley – Is This Love
Bob Marley – No Woman No Cry
Bob Marley – Redemption Song
Bob Marley – Three Little Birds
Bob Seger – Against The Wind
Bob Seger – Like a Rock
Bob Seger – Mainstreet
Bob Seger – Nightmoves
Bob Seger – Old Time Rock and Roll
Bob Seger – Turn the Page
Bob Seger – We’ve Got Tonight
Bob Seger – You’ll Accompany Me
Bonnie Raitt – Angel From Montgomery
Bonnie Raitt – I Can’t Make You Love Me
Bonnie Raitt – Nick of Time
Bruce Springsteen – Atlantic City
Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run
Bruce Springsteen – Dancing in the Dark
Bruce Springsteen – Glory Days
Bruce Springsteen – Hungry Heart
Bruce Springsteen – I’m On Fire
Bruce Springsteen – Pink Cadillac
Bruce Springsteen – Streets of Philadelphia
Bruce Springsteen – Thunder Road
Cat Stevens – Wild World
Carole King – You’ve Got A Friend
Damien Rice – Cannonball
Damien Rice – The Blowers Daughter
David Gray – Babylon
David Gray – Sail Away
David Gray – This Year’s Love
David Wilcox – Eye of the Hurricane
David Wilcox – Rusty Old American Dream
The Dubliners – The Wild Rover
The Dubliners – Whiskey In The Jar
James Taylor – Carolina In My Mind
James Taylor – Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
James Taylor – Fire and Rain
James Taylor – How Sweet It Is
James Taylor – Mexico
James Taylor – Shower The People
James Taylor – Sweet Baby James
Jim Croce – Bad Bad Leroy Brown
Jim Croce – Hey Tomorrow
Jim Croce – I Got A Name
Jim Croce – I’ll Have To Say I Love You In A Song
Jim Croce – Operator
Jim Croce – Time In A Bottle
Jim Croce – You Don’t Mess Around With Jim
John Denver – Leaving On A Jet Plane
John Denver – Rocky Mountain High
John Denver – Take Me Home Country Roads
John Mellencamp – Authority Song
John Mellencamp – Cherry Bomb
John Mellencamp – Hurts So Good
John Mellencamp – Jack and Diane
John Mellencamp – Pink Houses
John Mellencamp – Small Town
John Prine – Angel From Montgomery
John Prine – That’s The Way That The World Goes Round
Martin Sexton – Black Sheep
Martin Sexton – Diner
Martin Sexton – Glory Bound
Martin Sexton – Love Keep Us Together
Mumford & Sons – Little Lion Man
Paul Simon – 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
Paul Simon – Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes
Paul Simon – Loves Me Like A Rock
Paul Simon – Me and Julio
Paul Simon – Slip Sliding Away
Paul Simon – You Can Call Me Al
Ray LaMontagne – How Come
Ray LaMontagne – Jolene
Ray LaMontagne – Let It Be Me
Ray LaMontagne – Shelter
Ray LaMontagne – Such A Simple Thing
Ray LaMontagne – Trouble
Ray LaMontagne – You Are The Best Thing
Ryan Adams – Come Pick Me Up
Ryan Adams – Desire
Ryan Adams – Oh My Sweet Carolina
Simon & Garfunkel – America
Simon & Garfunkel – Cecilia
Simon & Garfunkel – Homeward Bound
Simon & Garfunkel – The Boxer
Simon & Garfunkel – The Sound of Silence
Van Morrison – And It Stoned Me
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison – Crazy Love
Van Morrison – Days Like This
Van Morrison – Into The Mystic
Van Morrison – Tupelo Honey

Pop

Adele – Make You Feel My Love
Adele – Someone Like You
Alicia Keys – If I Ain’t Got You
Alicia Keys – No One
Avicii – Wake Me Up
The Beatles – Come Together
The Beatles – Don’t Let Me Down
The Beatles – Here Comes The Sun
The Beatles – Hey Jude
The Beatles – In My Life
The Beatles – Let It Be
The Beatles – Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
The Beatles – Norwegian Wood
The Beatles – Rocky Raccoon
The Beatles – When I’m Sixty Four
The Beatles – While My Guitar Gently Weeps
The Beatles – Yellow Submarine
The Beatles – Yesterday
Ben Howard – Only Love
Beyoncé – Drunk In Love
Beyoncé – Halo
Billy Joel – Big Shot
Billy Joel – Just The Way You Are
Billy Joel – Only The Good Die Young
Billy Joel – Piano Man
Billy Joel – She’s Always A Woman
Billy Joel – Uptown Girl
Biz Markie – Just A Friend
Blackstreet – No Diggity
Bobby Darin – Beyond The Sea
Bobby Darin – Mack the Knife
Bobby McFerrin – Don’t Worry Be Happy
Bruno Mars – Marry You
Bruno Mars – Versace On The Floor
Bryan Adams – Everything I Do I Do It For You
Bryan Adams – Summer of 69
CCR – Midnight Special
Chris de Burgh – Lady in Red
Chris Isaak – Wicked Game
Citizen Cope – Sideways
Coldplay – Fix You
Coldplay – Viva La Vida
Coldplay – Yellow
Counting Crows – Mr. Jones
Corinne Bailey Rae – Put Your Records On
Craig David – 7 Days
Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Want To Have Fun
Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time
David Bowie – Space Oddity
Deep Blue Something – Breakfast at Tiffanys
Drake – Hold On We’re Going Home
Drake – Hotline Bling
Dua Lipa – Levitating
Duffy – Mercy
Eagle Eye Cherry – Save Tonight
Ed Sheeran – Dive
Ed Sheeran – I See Fire
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Elton John – Bennie And The Jets
Elton John – Rocket Man
Elton John – Tiny Dancer
Elton John – Your Song
Elvis Presley – Blue Christmas
Elvis Presley – Can’t Help Falling In Love
Elvis Presley – Hound Dog
Elvis Presley – Jailhouse Rock
Elvis Presley – Suspicious Minds
The Foundations – Build Me Up Buttercup
Frank Sinatra – All Of Me
Frank Sinatra – Come Fly With Me
Frank Sinatra – Fly Me To The Moon
Frank Sinatra – I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Frank Sinatra – Moon River
Frank Sinatra – My Way
Frank Sinatra – New York, New York
Frank Sinatra – Someone To Watch Over Me
Frank Sinatra – That’s Life
Frank Sinatra – The Girl From Ipanema
Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight
Geoff Castellucci – The Bare Necessities
George Michael – Faith
George Michael – Father Figure
Gin Blossoms – Hey Jealousy
Harry Styles – Watermelon Sugar
Hootie & The Blowfish – Hold My Hand
Hootie & The Blowfish – Let Her Cry
Jamie Cullum – But For Now
Jamie Cullum – These Are The Days
Jason Mraz – I Won’t Give Up
Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
Jay and the Americans – Come A Little Bit Closer
Jeff Buckley – Hallelujah
John Mayer – Gravity
John Mayer – In The Blood
John Mayer – Love On The Weekend
John Mayer – Rosie
John Mayer – Slow Dancing in a Burning Room
John Mayer – Something Like Olivia
John Mayer – Stop This Train
John Mayer – Vultures
John Mayer – You’re Gonna Live Forever In Me
Jon Batiste – It’s All Right
Justin Bieber – Love Yourself
Justin Timerlake – Cry Me A River
Lady Gaga – Million Reasons
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – Shallow
Leona Lewis – Bleeding Love
Lizzo – Good As Hell
Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World
Mariah Carey – Always Be My Baby
Maroon 5 – Memories
Maroon 5 – She Will Be Loved
Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning
Matchbox 20 – 3am
Matchbox 20 – Unwell
Matisyahu – One Day
Mazzy Star – Fade Into You
Meat Loaf – I Would Do Anything For Love
Men At Work – Down Under
Monty Python – Always Look On The Bright Side of Life
Neil Diamond – Cherry Cherry
Neil Diamond – Forever In Blue Jeans
Neil Diamond – Sweet Caroline
Nelly – Ride Wit Me
Oasis – Champagne Supernova
Oasis – Don’t Look Back in Anger
Oasis – Wonderwall
Proclaimers – 500 Miles
Randy Newman – You’ve Got a Friend In Me
R.E.M. – Man On The Moon
Rihanna – Stay
Rihanna – Umbrella
Rihanna – We Found Love
Rod Stewart – Have I Told You Lately
Rod Stewart – Maggie May
Rod Stewart – You’re In My Heart
Sara Bareilles – Many The Miles
Sinéad O’Connor – Nothing Compares 2 U
Sting – Fields Of Gold
Soul Asylum – Runaway Train
Taylor Swift – Love Story
Taylor Swift – Bad Blood
Tears For Fears – Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Third Eye Blind – Jumper
Third Eye Blind – Semi-Charmed Life
Tracy Chapman – Fast Car
Tracy Chapman – Gimmie One Reason
Train – Drops of Jupiter
Train – Meet Virginia
Violent Fems – Blister in the Sun
Walk The Moon – Shut Up And Dance
Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance With Somebody
Wilson Pickett – Mustang Sally

Soul

Adele – Someone Like You
Al Green – Let’s Stay Together
Al Green – Love and Happiness
Alicia Keys – If I Ain’t Got You
Allen Stone – Unaware
Amos Lee – Arms of a Woman
Amos Lee – Chill In the Air
Amos Lee – Keep It Loose Keep It Tight
Amos Lee – Sweet Pea
Amy Winehouse – Valerie
Amy Winehouse – Love Is A Losing Game
Amy Winehouse – Rehab
Anthony Hamilton – Charlene
Aretha Franklin – I Say A Little Prayer
Aretha Franklin – Natural Woman
Bee Gees – How Deep Is Your Love
Bee Gees – Stayin Alive
Bee Gees – To Love Somebody
Ben E. King – Stand By Me
Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine
Bill Withers – Lean on Me
Bill Withers – Use Me
Bill Withers – Lovely Day
Carl Douglas – Kung Fu Fighting
Commodores – Easy
Curtis Mayfield – People Get Ready
Daniel Caesar – Best Part
Dobie Gray – Drift Away
Donny Hathaway – A Song For You
Earth, Wind and Fire – September
Erykah Badu – Tyrone
Etta James – At Last
Eva Cassidy – Over The Rainbow
Four Tops – I Can’t Help Myself
Frank Ocean – Thinkin Bout You
Ginuwine – Pony
Gladys Knight & The Pips – Midnight Train to Georgia
Gnarls Barkley – Crazy
Grover Washington Jr – Just The Two Of Us
John Legend – Ordinary People
John Denver – Stay With You
Kool and the Gang – Celebrate
Leon Bridges – Beyond
Leon Bridges – River
Lionel Ritchie – All Night Long
Lionel Ritchie – Endless Love
Lionel Ritchie – Stuck on You
Marvin Gaye – How Sweet It Is
Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On
Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On
Michael Jackson – Billie Jean
Michael Jackson – Black or White
Michael Jackson – Human Nature
Michael Jackson – Man in the Mirror
Michael Jackson – The Way You Make Me Feel
Musiq Soulchild – Just Friends
Otis Redding – Dock Of The Bay
Otis Redding – These Arms of Mine
Prince – Kiss
Prince – Little Red Corvette
Prince – Purple Rain
Prince – Starfish and Coffee
R. Kelly – I Believe I Can Fly
R. Kelly – Ignition (Remix)
Ray Charles – Georgia On My Mind
Ray Charles – Hit The Road Jack
Sam Cooke – A Change Is Gonna Come
Sam Cooke – Cupid
Sam Cooke – Bring It On Home To Me
Sam Cooke – Nothing Can Change This Love
Sam Cooke – Wonderful World
Sam Cooke – You Send Me
Smokey Robinson – Cruisin
Smokey Robinson – I Second That Emotion
Smokey Robinson – Tears Of A Clown
Smokey Robinson – The Tracks Of My Tears
Smokey Robinson – You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me
Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely
Stevie Wonder – Signed Sealed Delivered
Stevie Wonder – Superstition
The Commodores – Easy
Tina Turner – Proud Mary
Tom Jones – It’s Not Unusual